Cable & Telecom

Aliant to launch IPTV before July

SAINT JOHN – Eastern telco Aliant said last week that it is on schedule for the launch of digital television in the second quarter of the current fiscal year. While the company didn’t release details of the service or where, exactly, it will launch (although we’re betting they’re about to try and swing back at MSO EastLink, which has made deep inroads into the telco’s voice market, especially in Nova Scotia). With revenue and earnings up in the first quarter, ended March 31st, Aliant president and CEO Jay Forbes said, "Our wireless business serves as a perfect example of the...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.